CHINA
Chinese mainland reports 31 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 8 locally transmitted
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09:01, November 17, 2021

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 31 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 8 locally transmitted cases and 23 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.

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Among the imported cases, 14 were reported in Jiangsu, four in Yunnan and one each in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangdong and Shaanxi, the commission said in its daily report.

All of the local cases were reported in Liaoning, the commission said.

There were 1,257 active cases on Chinese mainland as of Tuesday, with 18 in critical conditions. No deaths related to the disease were reported, while 69 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals.

The total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 98,368, with the death toll unchanged at 4,636.